There is a Facebook page attributed to Rocco Baldelli that says the outfielder, “just came to a mutual agreement with the New York Yankees.”
“That would be false,” Brian Cashman said.
Such is the world of the Internet.
Cashman acknowledged that the Yankees are talking to several players — “We’re trying to assess our legitimate choices in the sandbox we’re playing in,” he said — but the team has reached an agreement with none of them.
I now return you to your regularly scheduled Brett Gardner discussion.
By the way, great job by the guys at River Ave. Blues to spot the Facebook page. You never know with this sort of thing. It was certainly worth a quick phone call to the GM.